UFC’s Chris Weidman tours Nassau Coliseum renovations

Chris Weidman, former UFC middleweight champion from Baldwin, tours the progress of the renovation of Nassau Coliseum on Aug. 23, 2016, and talks about his hopes for the future of UFC and MMA at a venue he grew up going to for events. (Credit: Newsday / Chuck Fadely)

The Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum is undergoing renovations to modernize the facility. UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman of Long Island visited the Coliseum on Aug. 23, 2016 to check out the reconstruction and hopes to fight in the building one day.

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